Woodturning Techniques

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Tegan Foley  |  Jan 25, 2023  |  0 comments
Martin Saban-Smith shares his top tips for taking great product photos using a few inexpensive pieces of kit and a smartphone
Tegan Foley  |  Dec 01, 2022  |  0 comments
In the second of this two-part article, Ken Moore shares two more Christmas tree decoration designs, which require only basic skills and materials
Tegan Foley  |  Nov 27, 2022  |  0 comments
In the first of a two-part article, Ken Moore shares three different designs for various Christmas tree decorations, all of which require only basic skills and materials
Tegan Foley  |  Jun 29, 2022  |  0 comments
Is it possible to recreate the shapes and colours of a pottery bowl, in wood? Bob Chapman fires up the lathe and sets about creating a near-perfect replica
Tegan Foley  |  Jun 22, 2022  |  0 comments
Peter Scaife presents an ideal project for those looking to use up leftovers, who may wish to practise or learn a few new woodworking skills
Tegan Foley  |  May 12, 2022  |  0 comments
Andrew Hall conducts an experiment in tools, timber and techniques
Mark SBD  |  Sep 28, 2017  |  0 comments

Laser Quest

Making use of the clever Simon Hope laser kit hollowing system, Les Thorne turns a vase in English yew before adding texture to the outside and an ebony insert to create contrast

Mark SBD  |  Aug 29, 2017  |  0 comments

Brown Burr Oak Bowl – Man V Bowl

Les Thorne decides to do battle with a piece of brown burr oak and the end result is certainly striking, not to mention functional

Mark SBD  |  Aug 09, 2017  |  0 comments

Hats off!

Calling upon past experiences and demonstrations at clubs, Andrew Hall shares the secrets behind the making of one of his small signature turned hats

Mark SBD  |  Jul 15, 2017  |  0 comments

Pens – Thinking Outside the Boxiness

James Trimble suggests some great tips for turning pens and takes you through the process of turning your own nonconformist version

Mark SBD  |  Jun 30, 2017  |  0 comments

Large vase on a small lathe

Owning a small lathe doesn’t have to limit the size of project you turn. Here, Les Thorne offers a clever solution that will allow you to make a large vase in two parts.

Matthew Smith  |  Sep 23, 2011  |  0 comments
In this video series, Les Thorne takes you through the simple steps in creating this bowl turned from ash.
Matthew Smith  |  Sep 22, 2011  |  0 comments
Les creates a chucking point and shapes the outside of the bowl using pull and push cuts before cleaning up the finish.
Matthew Smith  |  Sep 21, 2011  |  0 comments
Les works the finish with an arbitech saw before lightly burning the surface and sanding off.
Priti Goodall  |  Sep 20, 2011  |  0 comments
Les turns the inside of the bowl and then uses the arbitech saw and blowtorch to add the same finish as the outside of the bowl before spraying the finish with a lacquer.